San Antonio, TX, January 18, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- FieldTurf announced the winners of its 6th annual FieldTurf Football Awards for the 2011 season today just after the conclusion of the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Convention in Texas. Winners were announced in 19 different categories.
This year’s winners are:
NFL Coach of the Year – Mike McCarthy, Green Bay Packers
NFL Team of the Year – Green Bay Packers
NCAA FBS Coach of the Year – Les Miles, LSU
NCAA FBS Team of the Year – University of Alabama
NCAA FCS Coach of the Year – Craig Bohl, North Dakota State
NCAA Division 2 Coach of the Year – Tim Beck, Pittsburg State University
NCAA Division 3 Coach of the Year - Lance Leipold, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
CFL Team of the Year - B.C. Lions
NAIA Team of the Year –Saint Xavier
Junior College Team of the Year – East Mississippi Community College
National High School Team of the Year –Don Bosco Preparatory Academy (NJ)
Southwest High School Team of the Year – Bishop Gorman (NV)
Northwest High School Team of the Year – Bellevue (WA)
Midwest High School Team of the Year – Carmel (IN)
Northeast High School Team of the Year – Don Bosco Preparatory Academy (NJ)
Southeast High School Team of the Year – Armwood (FL)
Great Lakes Region High School Team of the Year – St. Ignatius (OH)
Metro High School Team of the Year – Don Bosco Preparatory Academy (NJ)
Mid-Atlantic High School Team of the Year – Good Counsel (MD)
The FieldTurf Coach of the Year Awards recognize a coach’s dedication and hard work both on and off the field. The coaches that have been and will be selected for this award all exemplify outstanding leadership skills and enjoy well-deserved success. Special attention is given to coaches who are able to significantly improve their team’s effort, performance, and overall record from previous years along with coaches who enjoy success with young and inexperienced teams.
The FieldTurf Team of the Year Awards acknowledge teams at all levels of sport that show a passion for the game along with dedication to team play. The teams that will be selected for this award will be teams that have enjoyed success and/or made considerable improvements from previous years within their respective leagues.